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CLOSED: Tumbling Flower Beetle?

Lucketts, VA(Zone 7a)

Is this some species of Tumbling Flower Beetle? If so, can anyone tell me which one? Thanks.
(referring to the beetles in the lower left and upper right portions of the photo)

Thumbnail by greenthumb99
Silver Spring, MD(Zone 7a)

Greenthumb, it sure looks like it with the pintail! Sorry I don't know which species.

Minot, ND

It is indeed a tumbling flower beetle, but I would hesitate to make a specific i.d. from this image - there are species in the genera Mordella and Mordellaria that can have similar appearances...

Lucketts, VA(Zone 7a)

Thanks Cat and Flap.

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